samzenpus from the rinse-it-off-first dept.
Slatterz writes "Reports about the number of germs contained on common office keyboards are a perennial favorite — according to some tests, the innocuous looking keyboard sitting in front of you might contain 400 times more germs than a toilet seat. It's a fact not lost on big name manufacturers, with Lenovo announcing in 2008 a desktop PC called the IdeaCentre K210, which had a special anti-microbial keyboard. All well and good, but why worry when you can just pop the entire keyboard in the dishwasher? The Silver Seal fully submersible keyboard is a 100% waterproof keyboard. The whole board can go into the dishwasher, with seals to protect the gold USB connector, and 'laser etched' keys guaranteed not to fade during the punishing cleaning cycle."
"More software projects have gone awry for lack of calendar time than for all
other causes combined."
-- Fred Brooks, Jr., _The Mythical Man Month_